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HTC to complete new plant in early 2012, say sources

Nov 1, 10:52

HTC is expected to complete construction of its new plant in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan in early 2012 with a production capacity of 40 million smartphones a year, according to industry...

Tainergy to unveil China solar cell plant

Oct 26, 10:39

Solar cell firm Tainergy is to hold an opening ceremony for a new plant in Kunshan, China. Planned capacity at the plant is 1GW. The plant currently has completed production lines...

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Japan-based PCB maker Meiko halts operations of Wuhan plant

Oct 24, 13:46

Japan-based PCB maker Meiko Electronics has suspended operations at its plant in Wuhan, China due to issues related to environmental evaluations.

ASE opens new plant in Taiwan, outlines effort to expand operations

Oct 24, 11:27

IC packaging and testing firm Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) on October 23 opened a new plant, named K12, in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan. During a ceremony marking the opening...

(Right to left) Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou and ASE chairman Jason Chang

Catcher to spend US$2-3 million to modify Suzhou plant

Oct 21, 01:30

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology plans to invest US$2-3 million to modify equipment and manufacturing processes at its plant in Suzhou, China, which has been ordered...

AZ Electronic to open new plant in Taiwan

Oct 20, 16:46

AZ Electronic Materials, which produces specialty chemical materials used in the manufacture of ICs and flat panel displays, recently held a ground-breaking ceremony for a new manufacturing...

Fire breaks out at NPC PCB plant

Oct 17, 15:21

A fire broke out at one of Nan Ya Printed Circuit Board's (NPC) factories in Kunshan, China, in the early hours of October 15. The fire was extinguished quickly with no major damage...

ASE to open US$460 million plant

Oct 14, 01:05

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is scheduled to open its new US$460 million plant in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, on October 23. Chairman Jason Chang will host...

Wacker begins production of hyperpure polysilicon at Nunchritz site in Germany

Oct 13, 10:37

Germany-based polysilicon supplier Wacker Chemie AG has announced the beginning of production of hyperpure polycrystalline silicon at its Nunchritz site in Germany. First deposition...

Samsung to upgrade China 7.5G LCD panel plant to 8.5G line, say sources

Oct 13, 01:15

Samsung Electronics reportedly has submitted an application to Korea's Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE) for upgrading its planned 7.5G LCD panel production line in Suzhou, China...

Heraeus Singapore plant to begin operations in November

Oct 12, 14:16

Solar cell silver paste maker Heraeus has announced it plant in Singapore will begin operations in November. Capacity will also be added in Taiwan in 2012 according to previous plans,...

China-based CSOT begins mass production at 8.5G LCD plant

Oct 12, 11:14

China's second largest LCD panel maker China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) is set to start mass production at its 8.5G plant on October 12, 2011, becoming the second maker...

Power outage in REC US polysilicon plant

Oct 7, 14:26

REC Silicon has experienced a power supply outage with a 100% power loss and consequently all of REC Silicon's manufacturing facilities in Moses Lake, Washington, were shut down on...

Qatar Solar Technologies to build US$1 billion polysilicon plant

Oct 5, 16:29

Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) announced that it will be building a polysilicon production facility worth approximately US$1 billion in Qatar.

Fire strikes Unimicron Taoyuan IC substrate plant

Oct 3, 13:12

A fire broke out at a PCB/substrate plant operated by Unimicron Technology in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan at 2.00 am in the morning of October 2. No employees have been reported harmed...

Suntech helps provides 150,000 of solar panels in central California

Sep 30, 10:44

Suntech Power Holdings (Suntech), a China-based provider of solar panels, has announced that it has supplied solar panels for two solar power plants in central California. Built and...

ReneSola provides 27.5MW of modules to power plant in Germany

Sep 30, 10:38

Enerparc has set up a large-scale solar power plant in Gahro, Germany which came on line on September 2, 2011, and is equipped with 27.5MW of ReneSola's standard Multi and Virtus...

PCB maker Apex to allocate NT$4 billion for new plant

Sep 29, 15:39

Thailand-based PCB maker Apex International plans to invest NT$4 billion (US$132 million) to build a new plant to ramp up its capacity, according to the company.

LDK Solar reaches mechanical completion for third 5,000MT train at Mahong polysilicon plant

Sep 29, 09:55

LDK Solar, a China-based vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, has announced the mechanical completion of its third 5,000MT polysilicon train at its Mahong...

AUO reports minor fire at plant; operations unaffected

Sep 19, 14:10

TFT LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has reported that a minor fire took place at a plant at the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) on September 16, 2011 due to a gas leak.

Foxconn plant in Brazil reportedly ready to produce iPads

Sep 16, 01:00

A Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) plant in Brazil is ready to start producing Apple's iPads with shipments to begin in December, according to a recent report by Brazil-based...

China-based CEC-Panda ramps up 6G LCD output to 60,000 sheets monthly

Sep 8, 11:01

China-based CEC-Panda LCD Technology has ramped up panel production at its 6G plant to 60,000 sheets a month with a yield rate of up to 90%, according to industry sources. The 6G...

Suntech to provide solar panels for California power plant

Aug 25, 10:39

China-based solar firm Suntech Power Holdings will supply 28.7MW (DC) of solar panels for a 23MW (AC) solar power plant in Niland, Califonia. Suntech was chosen for the project by...

Samsung, LGD must speed up LCD plant projects in China, says report

Newswatch - Aug 24, 09:53

Korea-based LCD panel makers Samsung Electronics and LG Display (LGD) need to speed up constructing their plants in China in order to cope with the country's planned increases in...

Taiwan firms to move in LED equipment at China plants by year-end

Aug 22, 17:01

Demand has been uncertain in the LED end market causing many firms to delay or decrease the size of capacity expansion scheduled for 2011. But Taiwan-based LED firms such as Epistar,...

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Yingli Green Energy selected for 10MW AC New Jersey Oak Solar Power Plant

Aug 19, 10:59

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company, a China-based solar energy company, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar", announced that its US subsidiary, Yingli...

China Star Optoelectronics kicks off 8.5G flat panel plant

Aug 8, 17:09

China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT), a subsidiary of TCL, plans to kick off operations at its 8.5G TFT LCD flat panel production line in Shenzhen, China on August 8 with...

Leadtek reports fire at plant

Stockwatch - Aug 8, 12:27

Graphics card manufacturer Leadtek Research has reported a fire at its plant in Chungho, Taipei County (Taiwan). The company said the fire was put out in an hour and no one was injured...

Fourth nuclear power plant will not operate if unsafe, says Taipower

Aug 1, 17:19

Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou's announcement of commercial operations of the fourth nuclear power plant has spurred concerns. Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) announced on July 29...

Yingli Green Energy PV modules installed in the largest solar plant in Greece

Jul 29, 11:13

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company. (Yingli), one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, have announced that its PV modules have been installed...

Taiwan's fourth nuclear power plant expected to start running in 2014, says president Ma

Jul 26, 11:09

Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou, during an interview held jointly by Japan-based Daily Yomiuri and Nikkei, indicated that Taiwan's fourth nuclear power plant located on the northeastern...

Mirle to build new plant in central Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 22, 11:37

Flat-panel display (FPD) equipment specialist Mirle Automation will invest NT$760 million (US$26 million) to establish a factory on a 2.36-hectare site at the Central Taiwan Science...

Compal acquires Toshiba TV plant in Mexico

Jul 14, 12:28

Compal Electronics has announced that one of its subsidiaries has signed an agreement to acquire Toshiba's TV assembly subsidiary Toshiba Electromex in Mexico with the transaction...

Samsung said to ramp new fab in September

Jul 14, 01:00

Samsung Electronics is expected to open a new memory semiconductor fabrication plant in September, according to industry sources. Dubbed Line-16, the facility will be focused on the...

Flexible PCB makers in Taiwan and Japan expanding capacities

Jul 8, 11:56

While Taiwan-based flexible PCB makers including Flexium Interconnect, Career Technology, and Ichia Technologies have already undertaken expansion projects for capacity ramps, Japan-based...

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    CES 2011: Samsung 7 Series sliding tablet PC

    Samsung Electronics showcased its new tablet PC, the 7 Series sliding PC, featuring Intel's Atom processor (Oak Trail) and Windows 7, at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011. The...

    Photo: Yen-Shyang Hwang, Jan 11.

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    Applied Materials Solar Technology Center in China

    Applied Materials has opened an advanced solar research and demonstration facility in Xian, China. The Solar Technology Center is comprised of laboratory and office buildings covering...

    Photo: Company, Oct 30.

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    E-Ink cooperates with Epson on e-paper

    Seiko Epson and E-Ink announced a jointly developed display controller IC enabling new capabilities for E-Ink's Vizplex-enabled electronic paper displays. The Epson display controller...

    Photo: Digitimes, Apr 18.

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    Intel starts operation at new 45nm fab in US

    Intel announced that it officially starts production of new-generation microprocessors for PCs, laptops, servers...

    Photo: Company, Oct 29.

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    Sharp opens second LCD TV plant in Mexico

    Sharp held an opening ceremony on October 15 for a second plant newly built inside the compound of Sharp Electronica Mexico S.A. de C.V. (SEMEX), Sharp's production base in Mexico...

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